Sainsbury’s is embracing seasonal fruit and veg for its summer range 2023.

Cherries, lemons, and apricots are among the fruits making an appearance in the retailer’s new desserts. On the savoury side, it has added two new flavoursome sandwiches as well as a mushroom & thyme tart and spiced flatbread.

Here are some of the highlights from the retailer’s range:

Sainsbury's chorizo and nduja summer sandwich

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Chorizo, Nduja & Mozzarella Sandwich

All the tapas flavours you love, on the go. That’s how Sainsbury’s is describing this lunchtime offering which sees smoky chorizo, mozzarella and spicy Nduja paired with peppery rocket and garlic aioli all sandwiched between two slices of tomato bread.

Available now, rsp £4.25

Sainsbury's apricot & mascarpone cake

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Apricot & Mascarpone Cake

This soft sponge cake offers what Sainsbury’s describes as ‘a perfect balance’ of zingy apricot with mascarpone cream. The sponge is sandwiched with apricot jam and topped with an apricot drizzle and sprinkling of white chocolate curls.

Available now, rsp £4.75

Sainsbury's portobello and thyme summer tart

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Portobello, Mushroom, Mascarpone & Thyme Tart

This tart features butter enriched puff pastry filled with Portobello mushrooms, mascarpone, and thyme, all topped off with extra mature Cheddar cheese. It can be served hot or cold.

Available now, rsp £5

A Roasted Veg and Mozzarella sandwich on a stripy red plate

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Roasted Veg, Mozzarella & Pesto Sandwich

This vegetarian offering sees two slices of onion bread packed with slow-roasted tomatoes and peppers, creamy mozzarella and caramelised onions along with tangy tomato relish, basil pesto and peppery rocket.

Available now, rsp £4.25

A morello cherry & yoghurt tart on a white plate

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Morello Cherry & Yoghurt Tart

This all-butter pastry tart perfectly captures the taste of summer, according to Sainsbury’s. It’s filled with a cherry compote and golden sponge made with Greek-style yoghurt and hand finished with a topping of juicy Morello cherries.

Available now, rsp £4.75

A stack of harissa spiced flatbreads

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Harissa Flatbread

Sainsbury’s has added some smoky harissa spice to its fluffy, flame-baked flatbreads this year. Part of the Taste the Difference range, they are described as ideal for an evening of al fresco dining, best served with dips, chicken, or halloumi.

Available now, rsp: £1.50

Lemon illusion desserts on a glass cake stand

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Lemon Illusion Desserts

Is it dessert or is it a lemon? Sainsbury’s is tapping into the illusion trend with its aptly named Lemon Illusion Desserts. The tangy desserts combine Sicilian lemon and Belgian white chocolate mousse with a hidden centre of zesty lemon curd. To round off the illusion, they’re coated in crackable lemon-shaped white chocolate shells.

Available now, rsp £4.50

Colourful macarons in a glass dish

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These Parisian-style macarons embrace the flavours of summer. The six-pack features raspberry, lemon, Bourbon vanilla, salted caramel, pistachio, and Belgian chocolate variants.

Available now, rsp £2.50